Uummannaq


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Uummannaq

or

Umanak

(both: o͞o`männäk'), town (1996 pop. 1,497), W Greenland, on an inlet of Baffin Bay. A hunting and fishing base, it has a canning factory. Marble is quarried there.
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He and his assistant, Jorn Dyerberg, travelled to Uummannaq on the north-west coast of Greenland to investigate.
Nuugaatsiaq, Uummannaq and Illorsuit - three villages in the northwest region - were flooded, said the Greenland government.
The Greenland government said the small village of Nuugaatsiaq in the northwest was flooded, while two other places in the same region, Uummannaq and Illorsuit, were also affected.
Uummannaq, where Ole has lived his whole life, is a settlement 400 miles north of the Arctic Circle in western Greenland.
(2007) com os individuos da Dinamarca e com os inuites do Distrito de Uummannaq localizado no noroeste da Groelandia, identificou enriquecimento nos valores de [[delta].sup.13]C e [[delta].sup.15]N para unhas dos inuites, em comparacao com os Dinamarqueses, os valores daqueles foram, respectivamente, -18,2 e 16,0.
According to Clay, the disagreement had been brought on, in part, by Pavy's refusal to care for a child who was badly in need of medical care while Pavy and Clay were visiting Uummannaq, a village north of Rittenbenk on the Greenland coast (Apple, 1997:20).
Co-author Richard is a photographer and researcher affiliated with the SmithsonianAEs Arctic Studies Center and the Uummannaq Polar Institute in Greenland ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
On Wednesday (26 Mar) the Secretary-General spent the morning in the town of Uummannaq, which is several hundred kilometres above the Arctic Circle.
Uummannaq Golf Course, Greenland comes in the sixth place as it sees temperatures as low as minus fifty, and graphite clubs are banned because they can shatter in the cold, while the Merapi Golf Club in Indonesia, in the seventh place, is located on the slopes of Indonesia's most active volcano, which claimed 122 lives during an eruption in 2010.
Close to our third stop, Uummannaq, I climb to the top of the mineral-rich Red Desert, formed by a mixture of iron and sulphur.